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Kooth is an anonymous, confidential, safe, online wellbeing service offering counselling, information and forums available for young people in Herefordshire.

The service is available every day of the year during the following times:

Between 12 noon to 10pm (Monday to Friday) or
Between 6pm to 12 midnight (Saturday and Sunday)

Young people can log on to on their smartphone, laptop or tablet. Kooth frequently asked questions  VIEW HERE

Strong Young Minds -01432 269245 or e-mail

Hereford Foodbank-01432 352674

West Mercia Women’s Aid  If you are worried or frightened by your partner or ex-partner, a family member or someone close to you 24hr helpline 0800783159If you are worried or frightened by your partner or ex-partner, a family member or someone close to you, please ring our Helpline for support, advice and information about your options   WMRSASC is a free, confidential and non-judgemental support service for survivors who have experienced any form of sexual attack, whether physical, verbal or emotional.

Turning Point offers information, advice and support for people with drug and alcohol issues every weekday, and on alternative Saturdays. There is a young people’s service for those aged 11+. Our recovery-focused service has bases in Hereford as well as outreach via partner organisations. We aim to support people to overcome their issues and develop the skills necessary to go on to live a fulfilling life in recovery. We also support the families of people with substance misuse issues.01432 802 487

HOPE support services. Hope is a registered UK charity that since 2009 has been supporting young people aged 11 to 25 when a close family member is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, such as cancer, Covid-19 or other disease.

WISH: Wellbeing information and Signposting for Herefordshire

The Childrens society Climb, partnered with the West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner, is a unique programme providing positive activities to young people who may otherwise be drawn into criminal activity.

Online Parenting Support with Herefordshire Council

 Most parents would agree that parenting can be hard at times but many do not have the time to go to a parenting course. With this online training, you can do it in your own time and at your own pace.